R107

Fogmaker was the first to fulfill R107 fire tests

  • Fogmaker was the first to fulfill fires tests according to R107 in October 2016
  • Fogmaker received type approval certificate No:06001 (2017-01-18)
  • Fire testing procedure follows four tests from SP method 4912:
  • Fogmaker result R107 fire test:
    – Gross volume “engine compartment”: 4 m3
    – Suppression agent volume: 6,1 litre
    – Number of nozzles: 11
    – Type of nozzle Hollow cone nozzle 1,2 l/min
    – Distance most remote nozzle 8 m
  • Reference volume engine compartment: 4 m3
  • “Up and down” scaling (Sx ) depending on volume of the engine compartment:
    – > 4 m3 : Sx = 0,1 * X + 0,6 X = Engine compartment volume
    – < 4 m3 : Sx = 0,15 * X + 0,4 X = Engine compartment volumeSummary of UNECE Regulation 107
  • Legislation towards improved fire safety in buses and coaches in Europe (47 contracting parties applying)
  • FSS will be a part of the bus manufacture´s vehicle approval
  • Covering the following vehicles exceeding 22 passengers:
    – Class I (standing passengers)
    – Class II (seated and standing passengers. City buses)
    – Class III (seated passengers. Coaches)
  • Time frame of implementation:
Vehicle Class FSS according to R107 becomes compulsory Vehicle types Final date
Class III 11th of July 2018 New vehicle types 11th of July 2019
Class I and II 1st of September 2020 New vehicle types 1st of September 2021
  • The requirement of installation of fire suppression systems applies to the vehicle
  • FSS systems can be approved as a “component” by test in a defined test rig or installed in a specific engine compartment